KID-10 Yin Valley YINGU - Acupuncture Points

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KID-10 Yin Valley YINGU - Acupuncture Points -1

KID-10 Yin Valley YINGU - Acupuncture Points -1

Location
[KID-10 Yin Valley YINGU - Acupuncture Points]At the medial end of the popliteal crease, between the tendons of the semimembranosus and semitendinosus muscles, on the level of the knee joint space.
How to find
With the knee flexed less than 90°, ask the patient to press their heel against the treatment couch so that the two tendons will become more pronounced in the popliteal crease. From a medial direction, KID-10 is located in a small gap anterior to the more prominent tendon of the semitendinosus muscle and posterior to the less well-defined tendon of the semimembranosus muscle. ➞ BL-40 is located on the same level, in the centre of the popliteal crease.
Needling
Needle 1–1.5 cun vertically from a dorsomedial aspect towards
the tibial tuberosity. Avoid puncturing the tendon.

KID-10 Yin Valley YINGU - Acupuncture Points -3

KID-10 Yin Valley YINGU - Acupuncture Points -3

Actions/Indications
● Drains Damp-Heat from the Lower Burner and benefits the Kidneys
● Opens the channel Special features
He-sea point, ben point (Five Phases point); for recurring urinary disorders with Kidney Yin deficiency.

KID-10 Yin Valley YINGU - Acupuncture Points -2

KID-10 Yin Valley YINGU - Acupuncture Points -2

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